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We Are All in It Together, Clinton Says [Shared Prosperity Should Replace "On Your Own' Society"]
AP ^ | May 29, 2007 | Holly Ramer

Posted on 05/29/2007 9:13:29 AM PDT by HarmlessLovableFuzzball

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To: OpusatFR

You wouldn’t know how to win a campaign to save your life.

And pandering to rino idiots is not how to beat ratz.

I think you are on the wrong forum.


101 posted on 05/29/2007 10:00:31 AM PDT by Al Gator (Refusing to "stoop to your enemy's level", gets you cut off at the knees.)
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball; All

On your own society also means

government out of my business society.

this means hillary is advocating the government in you personal affairs society.


102 posted on 05/29/2007 10:00:36 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: dakine
What economic factors and who is it in an uproar?”

Price of gas, smokes, cable TV, etc...folks in fly-over see their bills rise and are ready for a change...

In other words the highly taxed and regulated segments on the economy, that is the ones the government has most control over (gas, smokes, cable TV) are rising fast. Meanwhile the less regulated parts of the economy prices are down, or amazingly have gone to zero.

First Hotmail and a few other web services provided something that used to cost hundreds of dollars a year for nothing. (BTW: lots of third world people without computers still have hotmail or yahoo accounts). Now we have free photo-sharing, free web hosting, free home-pages, etc.

The only part of the free market economy where the government isn't a big factor but inflation adjusted prices aren't falling is entertainment.

So, having observed this interesting contrast 'fly-over' voters are going to elect self-avowed socialists who will work to make more and more of the economy resemble the overtaxed tabacco and gasoline segments.

I thought the heartland was too smart to get suckered by a bunch of fast talking New Yorkers like Hillary and Rudy.

Guess not.

103 posted on 05/29/2007 10:01:11 AM PDT by Jack Black
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To: stockstrader; OpusatFR

“There is a lot of anger outside FR and the Beltway over economic factors right now, and to ignore it and just sling names at the opposition is a big loser.”

“What economic factors? “

Low unemployment. High productivity. The stock market at all-time highs. The fact that you can get a 50” color TV at an affordable price. Stuff like that.

“Yep, good reason to be angry about our economy (rolling eyes). /s”

Actually, I think the media trolls for ‘malaise’ and the general insecurity people have in our dynamic, global economy makes many feel that their std of living could slip away.

Even though we are better off now than ever.


104 posted on 05/29/2007 10:01:40 AM PDT by WOSG (Stop Illegal Immigration. Call your Senator today. Senate Switchboard at 202-224-3121.))
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To: OpusatFR

I’d rather be right and lose than be wrong and win . . . and catering to the whims of idiotic voters is a losing proposition in the long run.


105 posted on 05/29/2007 10:02:19 AM PDT by Alberta's Child (I'm out on the outskirts of nowhere . . . with ghosts on my trail, chasing me there.)
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball

She is attempting to overshadow her war votes. She has also revealed herself for what we have known for years. If America buys into this and if the amnesty deal goes through, we’re done.


106 posted on 05/29/2007 10:03:22 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We have the government we allow and deserve.)
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To: Alberta's Child
. because he paid over $1,000 in fuel for his boat over the 4th of July weekend.

He should get the new Donzi Hybrid. :^)

107 posted on 05/29/2007 10:03:37 AM PDT by Vinnie (You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Jihads You)
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To: Safetgiver

The harder I worked the more “fair” the world has always been to me.


108 posted on 05/29/2007 10:03:39 AM PDT by noname07718
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball

That’s got to be the funniest thing I’ve EVER read. This comes from the family whose middle name is GREED. Is she going to set an example by sharing her wealth? Didn’t think so. Remember the tax deduction for used underwear. Probably all the sharing they’ll do.


109 posted on 05/29/2007 10:05:41 AM PDT by IM2MAD
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To: Wings-n-Wind

They won’t be going back to Arkansas any time soon. Arkensas is not big enough for their egos. Face it new York; you’re stuck with them.


110 posted on 05/29/2007 10:06:31 AM PDT by noname07718
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball
Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket Is Hellary having gas problems AGAIN??? Good grief woman take your medicine!!!
111 posted on 05/29/2007 10:07:42 AM PDT by rbosque (L)
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To: Alberta's Child

“I’d rather be right and lose than be wrong and win..”

Oh, so you are one of the voters who stayed home during the last congressional race, eh?

She what that got us?


112 posted on 05/29/2007 10:08:45 AM PDT by OpusatFR
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To: isom35
isom35 said: "cool, I want a share of some of the George Soros prosperity."

Unfortunately, during the transition period, you will be paired with a very talented would-be musician who presently lives in the inner-city of Philadelphia and wears his pants around his knees. He has had access to your accounts and assets since yesterday as you have had access to his. Though actually, he has no assets or accounts.

Please keep us posted as to how things are going. Your joint prosperity will act as an inspiration to all of us who have had our doubts about Hillary's wisdom.

113 posted on 05/29/2007 10:08:58 AM PDT by William Tell (RKBA for California (rkba.members.sonic.net) - Volunteer by contacting Dave at rkba@sonic.net)
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To: noname07718

I must be screwed up. I never read the government policy on what’s fair or unjust. Am I going to jail?


114 posted on 05/29/2007 10:09:53 AM PDT by Safetgiver (Stinko De mayo, Stinko to the Commies.)
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To: Al Gator

“You wouldn’t know how to win a campaign to save your life.”

That is truly funny.


115 posted on 05/29/2007 10:10:11 AM PDT by OpusatFR
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball
"I prefer a 'we're all in it together' society," she said. "I believe our government can once again work for all Americans. It can promote the great American tradition of opportunity for all and special privileges for none."

Does this mean I must "share" my spare bedroom with an illegal alien Z-visa worker rather than make him live in a crummy 3 bedroom trailer bunked up with 30 others?

If not, why not? That would surely qualify as being "all in it together", wouldn't it? Isn't my empty bedroom a "special privilege" sitting empty while others can use it - especially as we will need the extra unused room for another 100 million criminal invaders, um, slaves, uh, new voters?

116 posted on 05/29/2007 10:10:21 AM PDT by Gritty (The Immigration Bill seeks above all to solve politicians' problems, not the country's-Thomas Sowell)
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball

Share? The Clinton’s have made millions, what do they intend to share that is theirs? I’m sorry I can’t read all the comments. My blood pressure goes up just by seeing her name.


117 posted on 05/29/2007 10:11:03 AM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (Time to get your election bumper sticker ready. "Impeach Hillary 09".)
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To: DesScorp

It plays very well in today’s age. Very few people seem to understand simple economics anymore and the media has really done their part in ignoring how great our economy is performing. The only time you hear anything on the economy anymore is rising gas prices, housing problems, and “inequality”. And if this is brought up in a debate, Klintoon will scream about only the rich getting richer and oil profits that bankrupt the American people. I never believed our country could be destroyed from within, but its starting to look that way.


118 posted on 05/29/2007 10:11:39 AM PDT by MiltonFriedmanFan
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To: Alberta's Child
You said it.

Let me see if I understand the stupidity.

We have a red hot economy on our hands. The ratz and slugs of the MSM have blown fart gas mightily to say that its bad.

So, instead of defeating that lie, we should embrace the lie, and tell stupid voters how we are going to fix this bad economy, that’s really a good economy, so that we can get those ignoramuses to vote for us.

So, the ends justifies the means (only a liberal believe that) and we just simply have to lie to the constituency to win elections.

Let me tell you what: I’ve been a republican trench worker for 40 years. Any imbecile who thinks you need to embrace a lie in order to win, is a fool and a charlatan and will end up in flames.

/rant>

119 posted on 05/29/2007 10:12:20 AM PDT by Al Gator (Refusing to "stoop to your enemy's level", gets you cut off at the knees.)
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To: USMCWife6869

Boy ain’t that the truth.


120 posted on 05/29/2007 10:12:34 AM PDT by visualops (artlife.us)
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball

Mugabe in Zimbabwe agrees with the Beast!


121 posted on 05/29/2007 10:14:32 AM PDT by libs_kma (Monica blew while Al-Queda grew.....Oh well, Clinton happens!)
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball

You’re Are All in It Together, Clinton Says (but I’m in it for myself)

By John Solomon and Matthew Mosk
Washington Post Staff Writers
Friday, February 23, 2007; A01

Former president Bill Clinton, who came to the White House with modest means and left deeply in debt, has collected nearly $40 million in speaking fees over the past six years, according to interviews and financial disclosure statements filed by his wife, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.).

Last year, one of his most lucrative since he left the presidency, Clinton earned $9 million to $10 million on the lecture circuit. He averaged almost a speech a day — 352 for the year — but only about 20 percent were for personal income. The others were given for no fee or for donations to the William J. Clinton Foundation, the nonprofit group he founded to pursue causes such as the fight against AIDS.

His paid speeches included $150,000 appearances before landlord groups, biotechnology firms and food distributors, as well as speeches in England, Ireland, New Zealand and Australia that together netted him more than $1.6 million. On one particularly good day in Canada, Clinton made $475,000 for two speeches, more than double his annual salary as president.

“I never had a nickel to my name until I got out of the White House, and now I’m a millionaire, the most favored person for the Washington Republicans,” Clinton told a friendly audience in Kentucky last fall. “I get a tax cut every year, no matter what our needs are.”

Indeed, the Clintons — who left the White House with an estimated $12 million in legal debts rung up during the Whitewater, campaign fundraising and Monica S. Lewinsky investigations — are worth an estimated $10 million to $50 million, according to Hillary Clinton’s most recent disclosure form. That is attributable primarily to the speaking fees and to the seven-figure book deals that both Clintons signed shortly after leaving the White House.

The fortune they have amassed gives the Clintons a nest egg for the first time, and it allows them to tap into that wealth for a campaign if Hillary Clinton, as expected, forgoes public financing in her race for president. It also suggests a sometimes close connection between their personal finances and her political career.

Many of Bill Clinton’s six-figure speeches have been made to companies whose employees and political action committees have been among Hillary Clinton’s top backers in her Senate campaigns. The New York investment giant Goldman Sachs paid him $650,000 for four speeches in recent years. Its employees and PAC have given her $270,000 since 2000 — putting it second on the list of her most generous political patrons.

The banking firm Citigroup, whose employees and PAC have been Hillary Clinton’s top source of campaign donations, with more than $320,000, paid her husband $250,000 for a speech in France in 2004. Last year, it committed $5.5 million for Clinton’s Global Initiative to help encourage entrepreneurship and financial education among the poor.

Asked about the companies and their relationship to the Clintons, Jay Carson, a spokesman for the former president, said, “It certainly makes sense that reputable New York companies who support the policies and works of President Clinton and his foundation would also be supportive of their senator.”


122 posted on 05/29/2007 10:14:37 AM PDT by COUNTrecount
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball
Clinton also said she would help people save more money by expanding and simplifying the earned income tax credit; create new jobs by pursuing energy independence; and ensure that every American has affordable health insurance.

= we're going to destroy the middle and working class
123 posted on 05/29/2007 10:15:26 AM PDT by visualops (artlife.us)
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To: rbosque
Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket She even runs her business like Lenin.
124 posted on 05/29/2007 10:16:18 AM PDT by rbosque (L)
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball

Well, it’s out in the open now...


125 posted on 05/29/2007 10:16:41 AM PDT by seanmerc
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To: BMC1

You hit the nail on the head.

Liberals/Democrats are just socialist,Marxist communists.

You think liberals would have figured out that socialism and government planning doesn’t work.

Hillary is a typical democrat/liberal.


126 posted on 05/29/2007 10:18:11 AM PDT by rurgan ("Government is not the solution to our problems.Government is the Problem" - President Reagan)
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To: Bringbackthedraft
The Clinton’s have made millions, what do they intend to share that is theirs?

Bill Clinton never misses an opportunity to say [ Begin low , raspy voice] "You know Ah didn't need President Bush's tax cuts... [End low, raspy voice].

Every opportunity he gets, he lets people know he has made money. And you can bet like John Kerry, he will go to any length to make sure his taxable income and tax rate is the lowest possible. I read Kerry paid 8.25%

127 posted on 05/29/2007 10:19:08 AM PDT by HarmlessLovableFuzzball
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To: libs_kma
Mugabe in Zimbabwe agrees with the Beast!

"We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." -Hillary Rodham Clinton, 6/28/04

"Shared Prosperity Should Replace On Your Own' Society." -Hillary Rodham Clinton, 5/29/07

The socialist Hilabeast knows what we peons need.

128 posted on 05/29/2007 10:20:50 AM PDT by TYVets (God so loved the world he didn't send a committee)
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball

Hillary’s communist manifesto....... what’s yours is mine and I’ll take it.


129 posted on 05/29/2007 10:21:09 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . It's spit on a Democrat weekend)
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To: Rb ver. 2.0

Hillderbeast is Queen of dimCommunist party


130 posted on 05/29/2007 10:22:02 AM PDT by Turborules
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball

I meant 12.8 %, not 8.5 %


131 posted on 05/29/2007 10:22:19 AM PDT by HarmlessLovableFuzzball
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To: OpusatFR
Oh, so you are one of the voters who stayed home during the last congressional race, eh?

No.

I went to the voting booth and cast my votes for the most conservative candidates in every race. Most of my candidates won, too.

132 posted on 05/29/2007 10:24:31 AM PDT by Alberta's Child (I'm out on the outskirts of nowhere . . . with ghosts on my trail, chasing me there.)
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To: T.Smith

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133 posted on 05/29/2007 10:25:06 AM PDT by T.Smith
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball
Going to be interesting to see who Brit has on his panel tonight. If Juan is on there he will try and defend it, I hope Krauthammer is there tonight, his perspective will be very interesting to hear.
134 posted on 05/29/2007 10:25:51 AM PDT by Abathar (Proudly catching hell for posting without reading the article since 2004)
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball

No thanks.

Yeah yeah, I know, Hill: “Socialism just hasn’t been tried by the right people yet!”


135 posted on 05/29/2007 10:26:38 AM PDT by bootless (Never Forget - And Never Again. And Always Act.)
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball
"I prefer a 'we're all in it together' society,"

I'm all for togetherness, sharing and other assorted happy thoughts. However, I expect that I get to freely choose the company I wish to be 'together and share' with.

136 posted on 05/29/2007 10:27:16 AM PDT by Aikonaa
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To: RexBeach

But there are MILLIONS of people who eat crackers, obviously!! Unbelievable. It astounds me that the Hollywood elite will say she’s being “misunderstood”
and defend her as the answer to our problems and our
great American Hero since Lincoln.

She is definitely one French fry short of a Happy Meal.


137 posted on 05/29/2007 10:27:28 AM PDT by adopt4Him (The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.)
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To: hinckley buzzard

hair standing straight up, thank you. and my skin crawling as well.


138 posted on 05/29/2007 10:28:21 AM PDT by adopt4Him (The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.)
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To: IM2MAD

it is FAR from funny, my friend. This should scare the crap out of every single citizen of this country. She is closer to the WH than we want to believe...unless WE DO SOMETHING!


139 posted on 05/29/2007 10:29:22 AM PDT by adopt4Him (The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.)
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball

bump


140 posted on 05/29/2007 10:29:24 AM PDT by EBH (May God Save Our Country)
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To: NoGrayZone

you have too many cats. give me one.

wait, I hate cats. forget it.


141 posted on 05/29/2007 10:30:30 AM PDT by adopt4Him (The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.)
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To: rurgan

“The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism, but under the name of liberalism they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program until one day America will be a socialist nation without ever knowing how it happened.” - Norman Thomas, Socialist Party presidential candidate 1936-1968, co-founder of the American Civil Liberties Union


142 posted on 05/29/2007 10:32:36 AM PDT by Dubya-M-Dees (Mary Mapes was the first in the MSM that had to participate in an election by the people... she lost)
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball
that's neat... Karl Marx, Stalin, Lennin, Mao, Hitler, Mussolini, Castro, Che, Chavez, all tried it, but they weren't as smart as Mrs. Bill Clinton.

We're the only beacon of freedom in the world and they're trying to destroy us.

143 posted on 05/29/2007 10:33:49 AM PDT by Dick Vomer (liberals suck....... but it depends on what your definition of the word "suck" is.,)
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball

should Socialists like Hillary be given amnesty?


144 posted on 05/29/2007 10:37:20 AM PDT by Republicus2001
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To: Publius6961
You crazy idiot, perhaps obscene retirement for politicians at all levels has a role to play in you pious pontification...
I think this is closer to the truth...

145 posted on 05/29/2007 10:42:14 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball
"I prefer a 'we're all in it together' society," she said. "I believe our government can once again work for all Americans. It can promote the great American tradition of opportunity for all and special privileges for none."

One, in actuality we all work for the government, government stopped working for us. Two, the Democratic Party's raison d'etre is special privileges for 'special' groups, which is in direct confrontation with what she said.

146 posted on 05/29/2007 10:42:25 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball

One word...communist.


147 posted on 05/29/2007 10:42:56 AM PDT by dmanLA
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball

“She is aiming straight for the kook base that’s drifting toward Obama.”

Actually probably aimed more at the Edwards supporters.


148 posted on 05/29/2007 10:44:23 AM PDT by DugwayDuke (A patriot will cast their vote in the manner most likely to deny power to democrats.)
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball

....and the battle for the middle class now begins. Looks like she’s doing an end around the 2 party system......


149 posted on 05/29/2007 10:45:15 AM PDT by sfvgto (is Marion Barry a democrat?)
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To: HarmlessLovableFuzzball

Since we’re all in it together, can I have some of the money back that I give for public schools which I refuse to send my children to?


150 posted on 05/29/2007 10:45:59 AM PDT by incredulous joe
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